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America in World War I: The Story and Photographs

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Although America entered World War I relatively late, it played a critical role in the Allies' victory and in shaping the peace. Donald M. Goldstein and Harry J. Maihafer have written and assembled a definitive illustrated history of America's experience in this cataclysmic war. This latest volume in Brassey's series "America Goes to War" contains over four hundred photographs that provide a vivid record of the war on land, in the air, and at sea. America in World War I has a concise narrative that tells the ...
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Although America entered World War I relatively late, it played a critical role in the Allies' victory and in shaping the peace. Donald M. Goldstein and Harry J. Maihafer have written and assembled a definitive illustrated history of America's experience in this cataclysmic war. This latest volume in Brassey's series "America Goes to War" contains over four hundred photographs that provide a vivid record of the war on land, in the air, and at sea. America in World War I has a concise narrative that tells the stories of the U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, politicians, and citizens on the home front who helped win the war. From basic training in the States to the climactic Meuse-Argonne offensive and the Paris peace conference, the authors' narration provides expert insight, while the powerful photographs give the reader a sense of what the war was really like.
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Donald M. Goldstein is a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, a professor of public and international affairs, and a best-selling author. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Maps vii
Preface ix
Introduction xi
1 Europe Ablaze 1
2 America Enters the Ring 17
3 The War at Sea 31
4 Getting the Boys "Over There" 41
5 Training in France 53
6 The Tools of War 71
7 Yanks in the Trenches 87
8 The Home Front 103
9 The Crucial Months: March-July 1918 113
10 The Air War 127
11 Meuse-Argonne, the Final Push: August-November 1918 139
12 The Aftermath 155
Chronology 165
Selected Bibliography 167
Index 169
About the Authors 173
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